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Leenya : Daughter of the Noble Blacks of Surinam


Published 1973


Looks at the life of Leenya, a young Bush Negro of Surinam. Leenya uses the term "Bush Negro" to describe her people. Generally, women are topless, while men wear polo shirts. Shows peeling and detoxifying casaba and making it into flour and bread. Also features wood carving and a school boat. The film crew consisted of Alvin & Betty Gordon, and Austin & Rose Green


Run time 10:15
Producer Alvin J. Gordon
Production Company Alvin J. Gordon
Sponsor Steven Katten
Audio/Visual sound, color

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